Connection attempt from disallowed node

Chandrashekhar Mullaparthi Chandrashekhar.Mullaparthi@REDACTED
Tue Aug 7 11:00:13 CEST 2001

Start both nodes with the same cookie. You can set the cookie explicitly as 

erl -sname server -setcookie chat_cookie
erl -sname client -setcookie chat_cookie

If not explicitly set, the shell searches for a cookie file .erlang.cookie
in the current directory and then your home directory. If none is
specified/exists it creates a file .erlang.cookie with some value in it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Nilsson [mailto:martin.nilsson@REDACTED]
> Sent: 7 August 2001 09:42
> To: erlang-questions@REDACTED
> Subject: Connection attempt from disallowed node 
> Hello
> I'm trying to do a simple chat application with a server and a chat
> client. The server and client are run on separate nodes and,
> preferrably, on different hosts. The client can connect to 
> the server if
> it is run on the same host (but different node) as the server but if I
> try to connect the client from a different host I get the following
> error message:
> =ERROR REPORT==== 7-Aug-2001::10:29:39 ===
> ** Connection attempt from disallowed node 'apa@REDACTED'
> Is there some way to make the node "allowed"?

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